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Windstar Cruises Brings Back Popular “Pick Your Perk” WAVE Offer

Windstar Cruises Brings Back Popular “Pick Your Perk” WAVE Offer

Travel Advisors can earn bonus commissions, Amazon gift cards and sail for free with one booking


MIAMI, FL, December 4, 2023 Windstar Cruises, a leader in small ship luxury cruising, has announced its popular holiday season WAVE sale – Pick Your Perk. For a limited time, advisors can offer their clients who book voyages with Windstar Cruises exceptional savings and customized experiences while traveling to iconic destinations around the globe. Plus, advisors earn their own perks.  


Now through February 29, travelers are encouraged to “Pick Your Perk”: one free hotel night (which can be used pre- or post-cruise) OR up to $1,000 Onboard Credit, which can be used for Windstar’s award-winning shore excursions and adventures, spa services, or even special celebratory cocktails. Premium suite guests can select an upgrade to the All-Inclusive Fare which includes all alcohol, Wi-Fi, and all gratuities. The WAVE offer ends February 29, 2024.


The holiday savings offer is good on all sailings through May 2026. Options include the Mediterranean (including first-ever sailings aboard Star Legend this winter season); the Caribbean; Greek Isles; Tahiti (with new experiences aboard the 312 guest, all-suite Star Breeze); and even the cruise line’s new destinations such as South America (with Galapagos and Machu Picchu) and the Canary Islands.


“We have so many opportunities for travel advisors to increase their business with Windstar,” shared Janet Bava, Chief Commercial Officer, Windstar Cruises. “Popular promotions like Pick your Perk are helpful to close sales, but this year we’ve also opened up new sailing regions to help bring clients back and attract new travelers.” 


Holiday Gift Card or Bonus $$ – Advisors earn an extra $100 bonus commission or Amazon gift card (their choice) per each stateroom/suite booked by February 29 in any destination through 2026. If the booking is confirmed by December 31, 2023, the advisor earns an additional $50 Amazon gift card.*(Terms & Conditions apply) 


Sell One & Sail Free – Advisors and a guest sail free in a suite for two on any Star Legend sailing in the Mediterranean this winter (through March 2024) when they book a client for a 2023-2024 Legendary Winter in the Mediterranean sailing; clients must be booked by December 31, 2023 to qualify.


Star Advantage Groups – Earn a Tour Conductor credit for every 7 guests booked, plus receive $100 per guest bonus commission with every TC earned.  Guests receive $100 per person shipboard credit, 10% savings on cruise fare and 15% deposit for the group. This offer is good through December 31, 2023 for all new Star Advantage Groups opened by this date.  


We wanted to take advantage of holiday gatherings and travel advisors having the opportunity to prepare for wave season and offer the best possible savings to their clients,” said Bava.


Star Collector Voyages of 13 days and longer receive complimentary laundry service.  Windstar offers an All-Inclusive fare with unlimited alcoholic beverages, Wi-Fi and all gratuities for $89 per guest, per day.  Solo supplements have been waived or reduced on dozens of popular departures.


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